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have

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of have

  1. a wealthy person a society that discriminates between the haves and the have-nots Synonyms of have Croesus, deep pocket, fat cat, capitalist, money, moneybags, plutocrat, silk stockingWords Related to have moneymaker, money-spinner [chiefly British]; magnate, nabob, tycoon; billionaire, gazillionaire, millionaire, multibillionaire, multimillionaire, multimillionairess, zillionaire; heir, heiress, jet-setter, jeunesse doréeNear Antonyms of have bankrupt, beggarAntonyms of have have-not, pauper


have

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of have

  1. 1 to keep, control, or experience as one's own my uncle has a sizable collection of black powder rifles Synonyms of have command, enjoy, hold, own, possess, retain Words Related to have keep, reserve, withhold; bear, carry; boast, show off, sport Phrases rejoice in Near Antonyms of have abandon, cede, disclaim, disown, hand over, relinquish, renounce, surrender, yield; discard, dump; decline, reject, repudiate, spurn; need, require Antonyms of have lack, want

  2. 2 to agree to receive whether willingly or reluctantly we decided that I would have the job of calling the volunteers on the phone she refused to have him as a husband Synonyms of have accept, takeWords Related to have accede (to), assent (to), concede (to), confirm, consent (to), OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrant; acquiesce (to), bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to); abide, bear, brook, countenance, endure, shoulder, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, swallow, sweat out, tolerate; adopt, embrace, welcomeNear Antonyms of have dissent (to), object (to), oppose, protest; hold off, resist, withstand; combat, contest, fightAntonyms of have decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, refuse, reject, spurn, turn down, veto

  3. 3 to bring forth from the womb her grandmother had 11 children Synonyms of have birth [chiefly dialect], deliver, drop, bear, mother, produceWords Related to have labor; breed, multiply, propagate, reproduce, spawn; beget, father, generate, get, sire; calve, kid, kindle, kitten, litter, pup, whelpNear Antonyms of have abort, lose, miscarry

  4. 4 to cause to believe what is untrue he'd been had —the painting was a fake, and he never saw the “art dealer” or his money again Synonyms of have bamboozle, beguile, bluff, buffalo, burn, catch, con, cozen, delude, dupe, fake out, fool, gaff, gammon, gull, deceive, have on [chiefly British], hoax, hoodwink, hornswoggle, humbug, juggle, misguide, misinform, mislead, snooker, snow, spoof, string along, sucker, suck in, take in, trickWords Related to have kid, put on, tease; bleed, cheat, chisel, defraud, diddle, euchre, flam, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindleNear Antonyms of have debunk, expose, reveal, show up, uncloak, uncover, unmask; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil; disabuse, disenchant, disillusionAntonyms of have undeceive

  5. 5 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it had a great time at the party had three operations on her leg Synonyms of have endure, feel, experience, know, pass, see, suffer, sustain, taste, undergo, witnessWords Related to have encounter, meet; accept, receive; assimilate, digest

  6. 6 to give permission for or to approve of I will not have any more nonsense about a party in celebration of my retirement Synonyms of have green-light, allow, permit, sufferWords Related to have authorize, commission, license (also licence); accede (to), acquiesce, agree (to), assent (to), consent (to), OK (or okay), warrant; accord, concede, grant, sanction, vouchsafe; admit, brook, condone, countenance, endure, support, tolerateNear Antonyms of have hinder, impede, obstruct; censure, disallow, disapprove, deny, interdict, refuse, reject, revoke, suppress, withhold; deplore, discountenance, disfavor, dislike, frown (at or on), grudge; check, curb, keep, repress, restrainAntonyms of have ban, enjoin, forbid, prohibit, proscribe, veto

  7. 7 to influence someone with a bribe an upstanding judge who could not be had at any price Synonyms of have buy, corrupt, bribe, pay off, squareWords Related to have fix, tamper (with); abase, debase, debauch, defile, degrade, demean, deprave, dishonor, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, taint, warp; allure, bait, beguile, entice, lead on, lure, seduce, tempt; motivate, provoke, spur, stimulate; goad, induce; flatter, persuade; snare, trap

  8. 8 to keep in one's mind or heart I have never had an unkind thought for him do you have an opinion? Synonyms of have bear, cherish, entertain, harbor, hold, nurseWords Related to have cultivate, foster, nurture, support, sustain; carry, keep, maintain, preserve, remember, retain, treasure; cleave (to), cling (to), hug, stick (to); brood (about or over), fixate (on or upon), obsess (about or over)Near Antonyms of have disregard, drop, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook; abjure, decline, deny, disdain, refuse, reject, repudiate, scorn; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, give up, part (with), quit, renounce, throw out; erase, expunge



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